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26th May 1972, Page 31
26th May 1972
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Page 31, 26th May 1972 — PEOPLE
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Geoffrey S. Moss, 46, is to succeed Eric W. Tonge as managing director of Edbro (Holdings) Ltd and Edbro Ltd on July 1. Mr Tonge will remain as chairman in a nonexecutive capacity. Mr Moss joined Edbro as an executive director last November and is a former managing director of Cammell Laird and Co {Shipbuilders and Engineers) Ltd. Mr Tonge has been Edbro managing director for the past 18 years. He succeeded L. V. D. Tindale as chairman last April.

J. S. Jones has been appointed manager of the principal depot of RoadLink Ltd (storage and distribution member of the Medrninster Group), at Barking, Essex. Mr Jones previously held a similar post with a storage and distribution company in Yorkshire.

W. R. Day is joining Carryfast Ltd as Feltham depot manager from Freightliners Ltd, where he was manager of the Kings Cross terminal.

A. F. Plato, Tarton Arrow's London sales manager for two years, has joined Carryfast as south eastern sakes manager.

Terry White, until recently a director of Normand Commercial Vehicles Ltd and MaxiTrucks Lt;.:, has taken over as general manager of Payne Motor Spares Ltd. Barry Underwood now returns to the parent company of the group.

Dr Brian Roscoe, 39, has been appointed to the main board of Price & Pierce (Holding Company) Ltd, International woodpulp and timber agent. He also joins the company's transportation services divisional board and will be appointed to the boards of Owners Services Ltd, British Commercial Transport Co Ltd and Cawthorn Holdings Ltd —• all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Price & Pierce. From 1970 until recently he has been managing director of Modo Consumer Products Ltd. S. H. Morris, for the past two years general manager of Cumberland Motor Services at VVhitehaven, has been appointed gm of the Potteries Motor Traction Co. Ltd.

C. Gardiner, 53. has been appointed principal plant assistant in London Transport's chief mechanical engineer's department and is responsible for all plant maintenance and installation of new plant in works, garages and depots and for the allocation of staff.

Ray Heam, 45, has been appointed southern sales manager of Econ Engineering Ltd, Ripon. This is the first new management appointment made by Econ since the take-over of Lupat Ltd, and Mr Hearn will also be responsible for sales for that company, A. E. Curtis has been appointed managing director of ICS Freight Services (UK) Ltd; Richard Finn is director: James P. Thrasher (US) director; and Kevin Thornton depot manager.

Peter W. Taylor, 47, has been appointed director of the industrial products division of Irvin Great Britain Ltd, of Letchworth, Hertfordshire. Mr Taylor was previously managing director of Barrow Hepburn (Luggage and Equipment) Ltd, London.

K. Wheeler has been appointed manager of the Advance Motor Supplies Ltd lone of the Sheepbridge Engineering Group) branch at 17 Sheen Lane, Mortlake, London SW14.

Ivan W. Thompson, 52, formerly sales manager of the North London bodybuilder, H. Tidd and Sons, has been appointed sales director of the new company, H. Tidd and Son Ltd. He will also become a director of H. Tidd (Waltham Cross) Ltd.

D. A. Baggaley, 29, has been appointed London Transport revenue officer in the revenue control division of the financial department. Mr Baggaley moved to London Transport last year from British Petroleum Co Ltd.


R. W. J. Lees (Claribel Coaches) has been elected chairman of the West Midland area of the Passenger Vehicle Operators' Association. P. Weatherhogg lAllenvvays Ltd) is vice-chairman.


David Borland, sales executive and fleet consultant of Heron Motor Group (Fleets) Ltd, has been elected chairman of the Leicester branch of the British Institute of Management.

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